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Lege Artis Medicinae - 1994;4(05)

[The European Resuscitation Council's First Aid Task Force was set up in 1991. One of its aims was to develop generally accepted basic guidelines for resuscitation to enable uniform training of both health professionals and lay people throughout Europe. In the past, there had been frequent complaints, particularly from lay people attending CPR courses, that different organisations were teaching different methods. This problem exists within countries and internationally. The European Resuscitation Council publishes below its basic resuscitation guidelines in the hope that they are detailed enough to avoid misunderstandings and that they will be adopted and applied in all member countries. ]

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